Can personal qualities of medical students predict in-course examination success and professional behaviour? An exploratory prospective cohort study

@inproceedings{Adam2012CanPQ,
  title={Can personal qualities of medical students predict in-course examination success and professional behaviour? An exploratory prospective cohort study},
  author={Jane Adam and Miles Bore and Jean McKendree and Don Munro and David Powis},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundOver two-thirds of UK medical schools are augmenting their selection procedures for medical students by using the United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT), which employs tests of cognitive and non-cognitive personal qualities, but clear evidence of the tests’ predictive validity is lacking. This study explores whether academic performance and professional behaviours that are important in a health professional context can be predicted by these measures, when taken before or very… CONTINUE READING

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